London Stock Exchange, Cable News Network Study Market Data Via Intelsat To Europe


The London Stock Exchange and Turner Broadcasting Co. are near a final decision on whether to launch a high-speed satellite ticker in Europe (MTR, October 1987). The service would piggyback on Turner's current Intelsat feed of Cable News Network, and enable users to receive a stream of real-time financial information through a small Ku-band dish.

It is by no means certain whether the project -- which has been testing for almost a year -- will receive the green light. It would face many hurdle

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